12 Mar 2008
With the initial free agency period cooling off, it is a good time to take stock. ESPN's John Clayton looks at the free agent landscape and sees a lot of risky signings as more and more teams embrace the 3-4. Can Shaun Rogers and Kris Jenkins be effective as nose tackles? Can Justin Smith hold up as a defensive end in the scheme? Are Calvin Pace, Travis Laboy and Antwan Odom truly pass rushing linebackers?
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It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?